How to engage with policy makers: A guide for academics in the arts and humanities

Guide: A guide from the UK's Institute for Government, and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), bringing together some of the learning from their six year partnership on the Engaging with Government programme - framed in the light of a post-COVID-19 world, where the government’s response and the questions now being asked about the … Continue reading How to engage with policy makers: A guide for academics in the arts and humanities

A framework to evaluate the impacts of research on policy and practice

Blog post: Laura Meagher and David Edwards write for Integration and Implementation Insights about an evaluation framework they have developed and tested in the UK which addresses a number or common and reasonable questions about what impact actually is, whether it is meaningful, and how to proceed in the future. click here to read

Practical tips to foster research uptake

Blog post: Emily Hayter and Verity Warne write for Integration and Implementation Insights on some practical ways that researchers and policy makers can work together to foster more systematic uptake of research in policy making. Click here to read blog post

ISRIA statement: ten-point guidelines for an effective process of research impact assessment

Journal article: This statement systematises expert knowledge and practitioner experience from designing and delivering the International School on Research Impact Assessment (ISRIA). It brings together insights from over 450 experts and practitioners from 34 countries, who participated in the school during its 5-year run (from 2013 to 2017) and shares a set of core values … Continue reading ISRIA statement: ten-point guidelines for an effective process of research impact assessment

Building a culture of research impact

Blog post Louise Shaxson writes for the London School of Economics and Political Science that developing a culture of engagement and collaboration is just as important to achieving research impact as following best practice, and presents five principles that underpin an effective research impact culture. click here to read article

The New Practice of Public Problem Solving

Media article A new class of innovators is advancing the public good by figuring out what people actually need and then testing, improving, and scaling solutions that may already be out there. Tara McGuinness and Anne-Marie Slaughter present the four elements of their method. click here for article